What: Come celebrate Groundhog Day, Black & White Photography, and the publication of Harold Davis's new book The Photographer's Black & White Handbook (not necessarily in that order!). This is a free event but pre-registration is requested.
Where: Nextspace Berkeley, 2081 Center Street, Berkeley CA 94704
When: Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 5PM - 7PM Pacific Time
Harold Davis will present Black & White Photography in the Digital Era: From Visualization to Final Print. Following the presentation there will be a Q&A and a group discussion.
Presentation description: For much of the history of photography, practitioners were limited to black and white. But digital cameras allow you to choose on a frame-by-frame basis whether you are creating a color or black and white image; in fact, this choice is often best made in post-production. In this presentation, acclaimed photographer Harold Davis addresses how to pre-visualize black and white in a color world, how to find subjects that work well monochromatically, how to tell a story or "write" a poem with black and white, and the best-practices workflow for black and white conversion. Along the way, Harold will present his black and white work, show creative approaches such as digital solarizations and LAB inversions, and discuss black and white printmaking.
About Harold: Harold Davis is a digital artist and professional photographer whose work is widely collected. Harold is a bestselling author, a popular workshop leader, a Zeiss Lens Ambassador, and a Moab Master.You can learn more about Harold and his work on his website, www.digitalfieldguide.com (https://www.digitalfieldguide.com/), and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/davis.harold . Harold's most recent book is The Photographer's Black & White Handbook, published by Monacelli Press. His books are on Amazon at https://amazon.com/author/harold .